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Sr. Business Analyst/product Owner Resume

SUMMARY

  • Accomplished management leader with a proven track record of over 11 years of leadership and analysis experience on a large - scale project for Industry giants such as Confidential, Confidential, and Delta Airlines
  • Experienced Senior/Lead Business Analyst having expertise in managing software product releases using Waterfall, RUP (Rational Unified Process) and Agile frameworks
  • Expert in handling the role of Scrum Master and having expertise in conducting Backlog refinement, Sprint planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review and Retrospective Meetings when using Agile Methodology
  • Hands on experience of writing and prioritizing User Stories
  • Over 10+ years of demonstrated experience as a Business Analyst in Information technology area with solid understanding of Business and Functional Requirement gathering, Business Process Flow, Business Process Modeling and Reporting. Highly proficient in working with users and stakeholders to gather requirements analyze them and subsequently use design tools to model the requirements.
  • Experience working in complex, cross functional and geographically dispersed team environments in Finance, Mortgage and Telecommunication industries
  • Experience in system life cycle (SDLC) development, involved in all phases of development from requirements gathering, business case development, maintenance, and defining strategic solutions for business needs
  • Demonstrated expertise in client/server systems, UML methodologies for business analysis, object-oriented design, database analysis and application development
  • Extensive experience with documenting Business Requirements document (BRD), Use Case Specifications and Functional Specifications, Systems Design Specification (SDS), Systems Requirements Specification (SRS), Workflows and Unified Modeling Language (UML) diagrams (use case, activity, sequence, data flow diagrams, process flow diagrams), testing
  • Extensive experience in transforming business requirements into functional specifications; focused on workflow analysis and design, business process reengineering, user interface design and process flow modeling.
  • Experienced in interfacing and communicating with various Cross Functional Teams through analysis, design, development and testing phases of the project.
  • Experience working in iterative and agile project environments
  • Proficient in conducting Joint Requirement Planning (JRP) and Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions with end-users, development and QA team for project meetings, walkthroughs and customer interviews
  • Developed test plans, test conditions and test cases to be used in testing based on business requirements, technical specifications and/or product knowledge.
  • Strong Analytical and Problem-solving skills, excellent planning and multi-tasking abilities, with proven experience in utilizing people and process knowledge to help enterprises make critical decisions.
  • Highly motivated and able to set effective priorities to achieve immediate and long-term goals to meet project deadlines.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Sr. Business Analyst/Product Owner

Responsibilities:

  • Lead solution analysis, definition, and acceptance in application development lifecycle (including technology possibilities and limitations
  • Gathered, interpreted, and translated customer needs into functional and nonfunctional requirements - translated business problems into requirements that facilitate application development through client interviews, internal interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis
  • Understand system behavior, inputs, and outputs as they relate to business functions
  • Facilitated meetings of stakeholders to elicit requirements and detail business constraints; constructed strawman flows from client input; incorporated feedback from review sessions into amended deliverables
  • Documented and analyzed requirements; constructed workflow charts and diagrams; studied system capabilities; wrote specifications
  • Critically evaluated information gathered from multiple sources, reconciled conflicts, decomposed high-level information into details, abstracted up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguished user requests from the underlying true needs
  • Proactively communicated and collaborated with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and functional requirements and deliver the project artifacts
  • Successfully engaged in multiple initiatives and projects simultaneously
  • Collaborated with architects to translate the detailed requirements into design deliverables. Reviewed design deliverables with architects upon completion
  • Worked with clients to determine appropriate Test Case Scenarios for User Acceptance Testing based upon the agreed upon requirements
  • Reviewed Change Control requests to ensure alignment with the agreed upon requirements
  • Extensive hands on experience with SQL.

Environment: MS Visio, PL/SQL, JIRA, SharePoint, Agile, SQL Server, SCRUM, COSMOS

Confidential

Sr. Business Analyst/Product Owner

Responsibilities:

  • Created product business case, vision document, Release Roadmap, and cost estimation document
  • Set a clear vision for the product by writing user stories, business process diagrams, wire frames and other artifacts to clearly communicate user needs
  • Worked with strategic management to prioritize the features backlog, balance feature development with technical debt and technical currency items
  • Worked with the development team to groom the backlog
  • Collaborated across sales, professional services, and customer technical support to ensure organizational readiness for product delivery
  • Worked with external stakeholders to elicit customer requirements and execute beta tests
  • Worked closely with stakeholders in gathering business requirements, and ensured alignment with
  • Development teams
  • Analyzed client's business requirements and processes through document and workshops
  • Prioritized detailed business requirements and defined business acceptance criteria
  • Documented, and decomposed functional and non-functional requirements in the form of user stories to meet project objectives
  • Prioritized detailed business requirements and defined business acceptance criteria
  • Facilitated team ceremonies (Sprint Planning & Backlog Grooming)
  • Worked with multiple scrum teams and acquired good knowledge of backend and front-end components
  • Analyzed functional issues and recommended solutions
  • Successfully worked in a conjunction with other testers, developers and other team members
  • Responsible in getting to "Definition of Ready" and as a team member accomplishing the "Definition of Done”
  • Supported the validation of the team's work for a given sprint
  • Ensured quality delivery by providing bug free product

Environment: MS Visio, WRIKE, JIRA, SQL, Agile, SQL Server, SCRUM, Swagger Inspector

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